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FOOTBALL Racism Acrostics

1 Leave a comment on verse 1 0 Football Acrostic Poem – Nadita Prevett

2 Leave a comment on verse 2 0 F rustrated fans shout and swear as tension rises
O ffensive abuse bellows out from people of all different sizes
O n every day blacks and whites should be treated the same way
T earful victims have a lot to say
B eing on the pitch is meant to be extremely fun
A ll the world must know that something great should be done
L oud screams echo out from the ignorant
L ove the game and not the pain

3 Leave a comment on verse 3 0 Football Acrostic Poem – Aimie McSeveney

4 Leave a comment on verse 4 0 F ighting is like a dark cloud covering the sky
O verhead the Racism drowns the stadium
O verhearing the threatened words of Racism
T he dark shadow of shame reigns over us.
B eat the racism
A drenaline melts the Racism
L ouder the crowd cheers the quicker the Racism disappears
L oud roars fill the air as Ronaldo kicks Racism out!

5 Leave a comment on verse 5 0 Football Acrostic Poem – Ben Keeney

6 Leave a comment on verse 6 0 F orget racism and cheer the game
O nly boo racism
O nly show racism the red card, never the yellow
T he red card will stop it, the yellow won’t
B low the whistle at racism
A ll attack racism and stop it
L et’s stop the racism and start the game
L ove the football hate the racism

7 Leave a comment on verse 7 0 Football Acrostic Poem – Harry Sharp

8 Leave a comment on verse 8 0 F rustration with racism
O ff with racism
O n with football
T hierry Henry ashamed
B oo racism off the pitch
A drenaline rising
L et down by the fans
L eave racism off forever

9 Leave a comment on verse 9 0 Football Acrostic Poem – Lucy Vaughan

10 Leave a comment on verse 10 0 F or a world that’s developed
O ur world is
O bviously offside
T his is for all you people who are excluded
B ecause of racism. Be the referee
A nd send racism away
L et racism disappear
L eave football forever

11 Leave a comment on verse 11 0 Football Acrostic Poem – Jessica Clarke

12 Leave a comment on verse 12 0 F uture of the world
O ffended by racists
O ffended all the time
T hreatened like a game lost
B eckham will help
A shamed of people
L end a hand
L et’s do something about it

13 Leave a comment on verse 13 0 Football Acrostic Poem – Chelsea Delve

14 Leave a comment on verse 14 0 F riction between players
O bviously give racism the red card
O ur world will be a better place
T error running through victims’ veins
B e helpful and stamp it out
A drenaline running through peoples’ bodies
L ose racism
L et’s just get on a play the game

15 Leave a comment on verse 15 0 Football Acrostic Poem – Hannah Strong

16 Leave a comment on verse 16 0 F rustrated fans blame the mixed race players
O ffended people watch the match
O ffside goes to the jealous
T hreatened on the pitch is as upsetting as someone dying
B eating racism out of the world will leave it a happier place
A nthems they play but whom to?
L iving a life of racism isn’t fair
L ucky humans don’t deserve it!

17 Leave a comment on verse 17 0 Football Acrostic Poem – Hollie Mitchell

18 Leave a comment on verse 18 0 F ighting for no reason
O ff for no reason
O ut for no reason
T en minutes of the game left
B eing bad for no reason
A lot of time gone for a reason
L aughed at for no reason
L ost the game for no reason

19 Leave a comment on verse 19 0 Football Acrostic Poem – Molly Harvey

20 Leave a comment on verse 20 0 F irst kick only happens once
O ffside, once again
O ut of the area like a prancing tiger
T rying to keep hold of the ball,
B ut it falls and it’s gone.
A ll areas of the pitch surrounded
L ying on the ground is painful but worth it
L oving the game but hating the racism!

21 Leave a comment on verse 21 0 Football Acrostic Poem – Ben Tomlinson

22 Leave a comment on verse 22 0 F ootball has it.
O ther sports do too.
O nly racists like it.
T oo many people hurt.
B oos from one end, racist chants from the other
A ll the supporters stand and shout.
L et’s do it today
L et’s kick it out of the park, we don’t want it!

23 Leave a comment on verse 23 0 Football Acrostic Poem – Ashley Rhodes

24 Leave a comment on verse 24 0 F ear threatens the fans
O ffended, hurt, some killed.
O uch, fans and straners wail in pain
T hump, the rage of fans.
B oos as a goal is scored
A ttack racism not fans
L ove the game but not the racism
L osing is what really starts the rage

25 Leave a comment on verse 25 0 Football Acrostic Poem – Danielle Rickman

26 Leave a comment on verse 26 0 F ootball is a favourite sport,
O thers think it’s not.
O ut goes racism, red card off it goes
T ake it out, say goodbye, hear the cheers.
B e like the referees, make the right decision,
A ll of us can help, even you and me.
L isten and feel how the players feel
L et it go, say goodbye and let it go to rest.

27 Leave a comment on verse 27 0 Football Acrostic Poem – Ellie McClafferty

28 Leave a comment on verse 28 0 F ootball is fantastic! Excitement and passion for the game.
O nly when the referee gives racism the red card.
O h how many players from Rooney to Ronaldo get threatened?
T ongues are useful only if you say a nice thing that won’t hurt.
B eckham walks out; cheers, anthems and boos fill his ears.
A ll is very cool for him. The whistle blows and the match starts.
L ook says one player, he’s blonde, ‘dumb blonde’ they shout
L ose racism. Today not tomorrow. Make the victims feel better.

29 Leave a comment on verse 29 0 Football Acrostic Poem – Ryan Lang

30 Leave a comment on verse 30 0 F is for finishing racism for good
O is for other people, sad as they can be
O is for offside, where racism should go
T is for trouble, that’s what it is
B is for bad, evil and disgusting
A is all the people in the whole wide world
L is for loser, all racists are
L is for loneliness, that’s what racism does

31 Leave a comment on verse 31 0 Football Acrostic Poem – Maria Hinson

32 Leave a comment on verse 32 0 F rustration over different skin colours
O ffence can happen if you are racist
O uch! Hurting people when you are angry
T orres scores a goal and people cheer
B ooing can offend when a goal is scored
A nthems are heard to support the team
L et’s shoot racism out of the world
L et’s give racism the red card

33 Leave a comment on verse 33 0 Football Acrostic Poem – Gabby Slater

34 Leave a comment on verse 34 0 F anatic fans losing control,
O ffside? No, he was on the verge of a goal!
O verly frustrated the fans shout and swear
T he players feel offended; racism is in the air
B ellowing boos, everyone’s scared,
A nthems louder, no extra time spared.
L urking in despair, the referee’s decision is hard
L urking no more, he rightly gives racism the red card!

35 Leave a comment on verse 35 0 Football Acrostic Poem – Ben Crowley

36 Leave a comment on verse 36 0 F or all the people and players in the world,
O ur world should kick racism away.
O ur world should show it the red card
T he game of football should have no racism.
B e careful what you say
A ll your players and team would be proud
L et’s get this violence out,
L et’s just play the game.

37 Leave a comment on verse 37 0 Football Acrostic Poem – Will Fyfe

38 Leave a comment on verse 38 0 F ooty is fun
O h no it’s not!
O uch! Racism hurts.
T o stop them we must
B ut give them no chance.
A red card to racism!
L et footy live
L et’s give racism the offside!

39 Leave a comment on verse 39 0 Football Acrostic Poem – Kieran Jones

40 Leave a comment on verse 40 0 F lares and guns, the fans are ready.
O utside the pitch, guns are loaded.
O ff pitch the ref awaits the surprises in store for him
T evez awaits the anger and boos
B oos surround the stadium with hatred and anger
A cross the pitch flares are thrown
L oud noises linger around the stadium
L ose racism, show the red card!

41 Leave a comment on verse 41 0 Football Acrostic Poem – Charlotte Hall

42 Leave a comment on verse 42 0 F anatics roaring, screaming, shouting but there is no racism
O ver the moon. The sight’s brilliant but there are bottle being thrown
O ff the pitch, injury after injury – all because of racism
T ogether at last. Everyone happy until they see Torres .
B rave players conquering the match with all the crowd yelling.
A drenalin rush but half way coins and food are thrown at the players.
L osing is the worst but winning is the best thing you could do.
L et’s erase the bad , let in the good and give racism the red card

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Notes

The above acrostics are from Gloucester School in Germany near Hanover. if you are a school, do feel free to submit acrostic or haiku poems , but if you are submitting more than three or four or a whole class at a time – please check grammar and spelling and then copy and paste them into one poem and we will ensure they are featured . Also by putting the name of your school in the space provided on the “submit poem” page, they will also get saved and appear under the schools section. Thanks Gloucester School – some strong thoughts here on racism. I live near Gloucester in England by the way! Crispin-Editor.

Source: https://footballpoets.org/poems/football-racism-acrostics/